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Debug dll

I have a vc 6 project to create a dll (myDll.dll). This dll is used by a software product (theirProduct.exe). Now an error is reported by the user of this product. How can I debug my dll for the error in the product (I have the product.exe, but not any source code of the product) ?
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Gurudenis

8/22/2022 - Mon
evilrix

>> I have the product.exe, but not any source code of the product) ?
That's fine. Just run the project.exe from Visual Studio, it will load and run your DLL. You can just set break-points in your DLL code and the debugger will stop when it hits them.
This link isn't specific to VS6.0 but the principles still apply.
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms164704.aspx
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yingchunli

Thanks evilrix, your comment is very close to what I want. The only problem left is that, visual 2005 and visual C++ 6.0 coexist on my computer. As I debug the code, it always goes to take visual 2005 as the debugger (which is not what I want). I would like to use the VC 6.0 as my debugger. How can I do it?

 
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Gurudenis

Also, don't forget to put the Debug build of your DLL next to theirProduct.exe, or else you won't be able to actually debug anything properly.
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